Author Archives: Brandon

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Glock 27 that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in an Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 2.0 holster.
AT WORK: Criminal With Box Cutter 0; Concealed Carry Permit Holder 1
LA VERGNE, TN -- A store owner is lucky to be alive after having a near-death encounter with a man armed with a box cutter. The owner of Discount... Read More
Armed Couple Try To Rob Concealed Carry Permit Holder During PlayStation Buy Setup, Guess Who Wins
AKRON, OHIO -- Two men went to meet a nice young lady who wanted to sell them a PlayStation. Whether this meeting was setup on Craigslist is unclear,... Read More
Irresponsible Concealed Carry In Action: Permit Holder Chases Down Robbers For 2nd Gunfight
SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA -- A man with a permit to carry a concealed firearm did everything by the book, until he decided to give chase. I wish this... Read More
Burglars In Detroit Attempt Early Morning Break-in, Met With Armed Resident
DETROIT, MI -- Just before 4am Monday morning, two suspects were attempting to break into a home, but were met with an armed resident that had other... Read More
SPECIAL DELIVERY: Another Fake Home Delivery, Gunman Draws Gun On Nanny And 3-Year-Old
LA GRANGE, KY -- An unidentified nanny was at a home with a 3-year-old when a man posing as a delivery man came to the door. The nanny didn't see... Read More
ARMED HOME INVASION: Man Saves Both His Life And Wife’s, Won’t Use Reloads In Self-Defense Firearm Ever Again
MARSHALL COUNTY, OK -- A man credits his firearm for saving both his life and his wife's during a scary home invasion that could have been much... Read More
WHAT WOULD YOU DO: Take-down Of Bank Robber After Robbery
COBBS COUNTY, GA -- A bank customer noticed something was off while a man was engaging with a teller on Wednesday, and decided to make a move of his... Read More
A Casualty Of VIOLENCE, Not Concealed Carry: Pair Of Robbers Pick Wrong People To Rob, One From Each Side Dies
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Two men in their twenties got off the trolley and were headed down the street when they were approached by two other men who... Read More
UPDATE: News Coverage Of Employer Who Pays Employees $50 Extra Each Month To Carry Had One Negative Impact From An Unlikely Source
We received an email from Eric Puryear, the lawyer who gives each of his employees an extra $50 each month if they carry a firearm at work, with an... Read More
[VIDEO] FBI Director Testifies: Concealed Carriers Are Not A Problem
During a two-hour 2016 budget hearing for the FBI, Texas U.S. Rep. John Culberson asked FBI director James Comey if he's ever had any problems with... Read More
When Robber Becomes Victim: Intended Victim Is Armed And Ends Robbery Before It Even Starts
CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE -- An armed robber found himself the victim after he made a fatal decision: attempting to rob a shop with an armed... Read More
A Friend Gets A Gun As A Gift, But She’s Unsafe With It: What Do You Do?
A reader sent us a message not too long ago and had some concerns with a friend. Her friend, we'll call her Sarah, was gifted a firearm and is ...... Read More
For The Betterment Of Mankind, Carry A Gun
PUTNAM COUNTY, FL -- Two suspects walked into a China Wok on Tuesday with handguns, one went to the counter while the other went right into the... Read More
Fake NYC Gun Shop: Did They Violate Cuomo’s SAFE Act?
By Johannes Paulsen. Republished with permission from As we reported earlier, a group of anti-civil rights activists styled... Read More
Kroger CFO Says NO To Moms Demand Action Trying To Disarm Their Customers
It's been going on since August, when Moms Demand Action first started to go after Kroger in an attempt to convince them not to allow customers to... Read More